From Female to Male The Life of Jack Bee Garland None

  • Title: From Female to Male: The Life of Jack Bee Garland
  • Author: Louis Graydon Sullivan
  • ISBN: 9781555831509
  • Page: 463
  • Format: Paperback
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      Quoted from 11 25 2016 Louis Graydon Sullivan 16 June 1951 2 March 1991 , better known as Lou Sullivan, was an American author and activist known for his work on behalf of trans men He founded FTM International, one of the first FTM organizations, along with SHAFT in the UK and Rupert Raj s Metamorphosis in Toronto, and is largely responsible for the modern acknowledgment that sexual orientation and gender identity are totally different concepts.Sullivan was a pioneer of the grassroots female to male FTM movement and was instrumental in helping individuals obtain peer support, counselling, endocrinological services and reconstructive surgery outside of gender dysphoria clinics He founded FTM International, one of the first organizations specifically for trans male individuals, and his activism and community work was a significant contributor to the rapid growth of the FTM community during the late 1980sans male persons, and also a biography of the San Francisco trans man, Jack Bee Garland Sullivan was instrumental in demonstrating the existence of trans men who were themselves attracted to men Lou Sullivan began peer counselling through the Janus Information Facility which was an organization that provided support for transgender issues He is also credited for being the first to discuss the eroticism of men s clothing.Sullivan was a founding member and board member of the GLBT Historical Society formerly the Gay and Lesbian Historical Society in San Francisco His personal and activist papers are preserved in the institution s archives as collection no 1991 07 the papers are fully processed and available for use by researchers, and a finding aid is posted on the Online Archive of California.Sullivan lobbied the American Psychiatric Association and the World Professional Association for Transgender Health for them to recognize his existence as a gay trans man He was determined to change people s attitudes towards trans homosexuals but also to change the medical process of transition by removing sexual orientation from the criteria of gender identity disorder so that trans men who are gay could also access hormones and surgery, essentially making the process orientation blind.Sullivan was diagnosed as HIV positive in 1986 after his surgery, and was told he only had 10 months to live It is likely that Sullivan was HIV infected in 1980, just after his chest surgery He wrote, I took a certain pleasure in informing the gender clinic that even though their program told me I could not live as a Gay man, it looks like I m going to die like one Sullivan died of AIDS related complications on March 2, 1991.



    2 thoughts on “From Female to Male: The Life of Jack Bee Garland

    1. Jack "Babe Bean" Garland had such an exciting life, and I'm so glad I got to read about it! The one thing that confused me was how the author kept switching pronouns throughout his life, but constantly reminded us that Jack/Babe was always male, no matter how he presented. Still, a really great read overall!

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